Headline of the day II: Corps. bankroll war on pot


Big Cirrhosis bucks on the march, via the Intercept:

Alcohol Industry Bankrolls Fight Against Legal Pot in Battle of the Buzz

  • The fight against legalized pot is being heavily bankrolled by alcohol and pharmaceutical companies, terrified that they might lose market share.
  • On the heels of a filing last week that revealed that a synthetic cannabis company is financing the opposition to legal marijuana in Arizona comes a new disclosure this week that a beer industry group made one of the largest donations to an organization set up to defeat legalization in Massachusetts.

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